Tech Accelerator 

MEMBERSHIP

Tech Accelerator Members pool their financial & intellectual capital to scale tech-enabled nonprofits.

Time Commitment: 5-10 hours/month

$5,000/annually

Program Goals
  • Build a network of experts from across the tech sector that can deploy significant financial & intellectual capital

  • Train tech sector members on how to effectively partner with nonprofits with empathy and a lens of equity

  • Train nonprofits on how to leverage tech sector experts to accelerate their organizations

  • Source scalable, high-impact tech-enabled nonprofit organizations from a network of social impact investors and subject-matter experts

  • Deepen cross-sector engagement and build a better Bay Area​

Member Requirements
  • 5+ (ideally 10+) years of experience working in the technology sector, preferably in a leadership position 

  • Capacity to join Full Circle Fund at the Accelerator Fund Level - $5,000 donation 

  • Ability to attend Member Orientation in-person and all 3 working sessions (remote attendance supported)

Grant Partner Requirements
  • 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4)

  • Live technology product or service

  • with a clear roadmap projecting at least the next 6-12 months

  • that serves the Bay Area community (at least in part)

  • Senior program staff must be based in the Bay Area, and ideally, are composed of diverse leadership that reflects the communities being served​

KEY DATES

Tech Accelerator Cohort

Due to COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders, all dates have been updated on 3/25/20. Please assume all events are virtual until further notice. 

  • Fri, 4/3/20 - FCF Town Hall regarding COVID-19, open to public

  • Tue, 4/7/20 - Member Training, Power & Privilege, option 1 of 2 - REGISTER HERE

    • Members only (attendance required to join a team)

  • Thu, 4/23/20 - All Member Orientation / Community Connect, 6-7:30pm - option 1 of 2

    • Members only (attendance required to join a team)

  • Tue, 4/28/20 - All Member Orientation / Community Connect, 6-7:30pm - option 2 of 2

  • Wed, 4/29/20 - Member due diligence webinar to review Grant Partner finalists, 12-1:30pm

  • Tue, 5/5/20 - Members meet finalist Grant Partners & vote, 6-8pm

  • Fri, 5/15/20 - Grant Partners announced!

  • Tue, 6/2/20 - Member Training, Power & Privilege, option 2 of 2 - REGISTER HERE

  • Thu, 6/4/20 - Grant Partner & Member Social, 6-7:30pm 

  • Tue, 6/9/20 - Working Session 1 (Members and Grant Partners), tent. 6-9pm

  • Tue, 7/28/20 - Working Session 2 (Members and Grant Partners), tent. 6-9pm

  • Tue, 9/22/20 - Working Session 3 / Wrap Up (Members and Grant Partners), tent. 6-9pm

  • Thu, 10/8/20 - Full Circle Fund's UNITE celebration

Note: Events typically take place ~6-9pm

I am ready!

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TECH 

ACCELERATOR

FUND

This curated grant-making process leverages the expertise and network of Tech leaders to source high-impact tech nonprofits in the Bay Area.
 
Members pool both their financial and intellectual capital to support grantees as they scale tech-enabled solutions.

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Expand your knowledge and grOW as a leader

Learn about trends and solutions in social issues by partnering with Bay Area based nonprofits. Participate in tailored educational programs and thoughtleadership sessions.

Leverage your strengths and resources

Utilize your expertise, skills and network to accelerate the success of inspiring leaders, organizations and social causes.​ Share your lessons. Mentor rising leaders.

Amplify your impact

See your financial contribution go further with curated set of best local organizations through our giving circle model. Experience the 'beyond the dollars' approach of creating lasting strategic impact. 

Make meaningful friendships and connections

Gain access to thought leaders and social changemakers across private, nonprofit and public sectors. Meet like-minded people and garner content you cannot get on your own. 

Improving the effectiveness of education for underserved communities

Enacting positive environmental change and promoting the green economy

Investing in innovative and scalable models

Identifying and advancing solutions in public health and healthcare

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Through Full Circle Fund, I’ve been able to meet professionals with diverse skillsets and experiences who are making an impact in education. This has helped me to develop a deeper understanding of equity and access issues in the education space and inspires me to embark on my own journey of impact as well.

Brittany Cheng, Product Manager, Yelp​

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